[ExI] cart before horse

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Fri Sep 17 12:09:09 UTC 2021

On Fri, 17 Sept 2021 at 21:51, Dave Sill via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 16, 2021 at 4:12 PM William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>> Why isn't that law unconstitutional?  It assumes that a person is guilty
>> of drug dealing with no proof but the money.
> I agree it's unconstitutional, but I'm not a Constitutional law expert.
> Getting it to the Supreme Court has been a challenge. Civil Asset
> Forfeiture is very popular with law enforcement. And the public is
> surprisingly OK with it because they trust their law enforcement "heroes"
> to use it wisely.
> The Institute for Justice has a good report about civil forfeture:
>   https://ij.org/report/policing-for-profit-3/

At least in "corrupt" countries you can get something in return for giving
public officials money.
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